Nuits-Saint-Georges AOC

Nuits-Saint-Georges AOC

Description to Nuits-Saint-Georges AOC

After the homonymous community south of Dijon named Appellation for red wines and white wines in the part Côte de Nuits at the Côte d'Or, It consists of two parts, which are shared by the city itself. The northern part extends to the border of Vosne-Romanée The southern part lies partly in the commune of Nuits-Saint-Georges and partly in the commune of Premeaux-Prissey. It is guaranteed that king Louis XIV. (1638-1715) was recommended by his personal physician Guy-Crescent Fagon to enjoy a ripe red wine from Nuits-Saint-Georges. Similar to the Hospices de Beaune There is also an annual here auction with a charitable purpose in March called "Hospices de Nuits". Here is also the administrative headquarters of Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin,

Nuits-Saint-Georges - Commune with vineyards in winter

The largely east-southeast aligned vineyards cover 310 hectares of vineyards in the north pebbly Alluvium or muddy deposits from the river Meuzin in the lower reaches, as well as in the south deep lime soils. The reds make up 300 hectares, of which 136 are hectares Premier Cru classified. They are often unmixed out Pinot Noir with a maximum of 15% Chardonnay. Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris generated. The white wines cover 10 hectares, of which 7 hectares are classified as Premier Cru. They are often produced sorted from Chardonnay and maximum 15% Pinot Blanc.

There are none as Grand Cru classified layers. The 41 Premier Crus are Aux Argillas, Aux Boudots, Aux Bousselots, Aux Chaignots, Aux Champs Perdrix, Aux Cras, Aux Murgers, Aux Perdrix, Aux Thorey, Aux Vignerondes, Chaines Carteaux, Château Gris, Clos Arlot and Clos de la Maréchale. Clos des Argillieres, Clos des Corvà © es, Clos des Corvà © es Pagets, Clos des Forêts Saint-Georges, Clos des Grandes Vignes, Clos des Porrets-Saint-Georges, Clos Saint-Marc, En la Perrière Noblot, La Richemone, Les Argillières, Les Cailles, Les Chaboeufs, Les Crots, Les Damodes, Les Didiers, Les Hauts Pruliers, Les Perrières, Les Porrets-Saint-Georges, Les Poulettes, Les Procès, Les Pruliers, Les Saints-Georges, Les Terres Blanches, Les Vallerots, Les Vaucrains, Roncière and Rue de Chaux.

Well-known producers are Domaine de l'Arlot, Bichot (Domaine du Clos Frantin), Bouchard Père et Fils, Jean Chauvenet, Dubois, Jadot, Alain Michelot, Nicolas Morin, Gérard Mugneret, Remorquiet and Jean Tardy. Some winemakers from Nuits-Saint-Georges own small ones plots in the famous Grand Cru location Clos de Vougeot,

Picture: By Leroy Remy , CC By -SA 3.0 , Link

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currently 132 723 Wines and 23 074 Producers, including 1 394 classified producers.
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